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  Wage Estimates
Occupation Title

Employment

Median Hourly

Mean Hourly

Mean Annual

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

63,440 $37.17 $38.50 $80,080
Animal Scientists 50 $44.72 $47.00 $97,760
Food Scientists and Technologists 100 $41.42 $39.97 $83,150
Soil and Plant Scientists * $37.16 $39.78 $82,740
Biochemists and Biophysicists 390 $28.48 $32.07 $66,710
Microbiologists 1,490 $40.68 $42.07 $87,500
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 500 $38.71 $38.24 $79,530
Biological Scientists, All Other 2,870 $35.91 $39.91 $83,010
Conservation Scientists 430 $42.29 $41.31 $85,930
Foresters 60 $35.68 $41.61 $86,550
Epidemiologists 60 $31.45 $32.13 $66,820
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 2,280 $40.65 $41.03 $85,330
Life Scientists, All Other 860 $31.68 $34.37 $71,490
Astronomers 360 $57.70 $55.57 $115,580
Physicists 1,410 $53.91 $53.79 $111,890
Atmospheric and Space Scientists * $44.75 $44.28 $92,110
Chemists 3,180 $44.12 $43.92 $91,360
Materials Scientists 100 $45.66 $47.43 $98,660
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 4,320 $40.48 $40.10 $83,420
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 700 $44.91 $45.42 $94,480
Hydrologists * $41.84 $42.66 $88,740
Physical Scientists, All Other 2,490 $52.54 $50.45 $104,930
Economists 4,470 $45.82 $47.07 $97,910
Market Research Analysts 12,220 $35.13 $37.33 $77,650
Survey Researchers 1,890 $24.52 $26.43 $54,960
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 1,920 $32.48 $33.30 $69,270
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 150 $38.43 $41.60 $86,520
Psychologists, All Other 310 $41.01 $42.64 $88,690
Sociologists 780 $43.52 $41.97 $87,310
Urban and Regional Planners 1,060 $32.11 $32.87 $68,360
Anthropologists and Archeologists 490 $18.72 $24.83 $51,640
Geographers 200 $35.85 $35.82 $74,500
Historians 150 $30.44 $30.45 $63,330
Political Scientists 2,930 $48.37 $46.33 $96,370
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 6,170 $41.46 $42.23 $87,850
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 140 $21.26 $20.91 $43,500
Biological Technicians 1,790 $19.82 $20.38 $42,390
Chemical Technicians * $23.39 $24.87 $51,730
Social Science Research Assistants 1,990 $17.80 $18.88 $39,280
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 710 $23.54 $24.63 $51,220
Life, Physician and Social Science Technicians, All Other * $22.73 $24.59 $51,140

* = not available,  Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics